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Abu Dhabi to Host Interfaith Alliance For Safer Communities: Child Dignity in the Digital World Forum on 19 November 

November 17, 2018

Abu Dhabi to Host Interfaith Alliance For Safer Communities: Child Dignity in the Digital World Forum on 19 November 

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE will host the first edition of the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities Forum on November 19-20 in recognition of the country’s leading role in promoting tolerance and interfaith dialogue.

The"... Continue Reading

Kuwait asks Dubai to hand back $500 million, frozen following money laundering investigation

November 13, 2018

Kuwait asks Dubai to hand back $500 million, frozen following money laundering investigation

Kuwait has demanded Dubai release around $500 million, which was frozen by the UAE following suspicions of money laundering.

The Gulf state has said the money belonged to a Kuwaiti private equity fund, with government links, and was frozen pending a money laundering investigation in November 2017, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Kuwait said the money is owed to two of its"... Continue Reading

Kuwait, Ukraine sign minutes of joint committee meeting

November 10, 2018

Kuwait, Ukraine sign minutes of joint committee meeting

Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan and visiting Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko on Thursday inked the minute of the fourth meeting of the joint economic committee. Al-Roudhan said during the signing ceremony that Kuwait spares no effort to consolidate the bonds of friendship with Ukraine, recalling that the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) had supported Chernobyl"... Continue Reading

Facilitating procedures for ‘domestic’ laborers at airport to cost KD 900,000

November 8, 2018

Facilitating procedures for ‘domestic’ laborers at airport to cost KD 900,000

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The estimated cost for facilitating procedures for domestic laborers at Kuwait International Airport is more than KD 900,000, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources.

They explained that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) sent a letter to the State Audit Bureau regarding Tender No. 4/2017/2018"... Continue Reading

Homes, businesses damaged by rainwater; municipality urged to handle complaints

November 7, 2018

Homes, businesses damaged by rainwater; municipality urged to handle complaints

KUWAIT: Life returned to normal on the streets of Kuwait after heavy rains hit the country on Monday night and early yesterday morning, causing flooding on several main roads. Some businesspeople suffered serious losses, while employees took advantage of the day off to enjoy at home or outside. Students also cheered after schools and colleges were closed due to the unstable weather. Videos shared on social"... Continue Reading

Sharjah Wins Top Honour for RMB 2 Billion Panda Bond At GFC Media Group Awards

November 7, 2018

Sharjah Wins Top Honour for RMB 2 Billion Panda Bond At GFC Media Group Awards

The Government of Sharjah won the “Sovereign Debt Finance Deal of the Year” award at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards Middle East for the successful issuance of an RMB 2 billion, or US$ 316 million, Panda Bond. The award was presented by the leading international media organisation GFC Media Group.

The award recognises"... Continue Reading

Civil Service Commission targets Kuwaitization of 3,140 jobs: Jassar

November 6, 2018

Civil Service Commission targets Kuwaitization of 3,140 jobs: Jassar

KUWAIT: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) continues to replace expatriate employees with Kuwaitis in different ministries and governmental bodies as part of its ‘Kuwaitization’ plan. Speaking to the press yesterday, the commission’s Chairman Ahmad Al-Jassar said that CSC was currently targeting the Kuwaitization of 3,140 jobs of the total employments in the country. He added that these"... Continue Reading

MoCI reaches ‘compromise’ with SAB over solving licensing issues

November 5, 2018

MoCI reaches ‘compromise’ with SAB over solving licensing issues

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4, (Agencies): Ministry of Commerce and Industry has reached a compromise with State Audit Bureau based on the observations of the latter to solve the problems faced by some companies regarding licenses, reports Al-Qabas daily.

According to informed sources, the solution involves amending the law related to licenses"... Continue Reading

Ukraine, Kuwait to sign cooperation agreement in field of culture

November 1, 2018

Ukraine, Kuwait to sign cooperation agreement in field of culture

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved signing of an agreement on cooperation in the field of culture and art with the Government of Kuwait.

'At the meeting on October 31, the Government of Ukraine approved signing of an agreement on cooperation"... Continue Reading

Government in full gear to push forward Failaka Island development project

October 31, 2018

Government in full gear to push forward Failaka Island development project

KUWAIT: Kuwait government assigned Kuwait Municipality Monday to hastily remove all obstacles facing implementation of Failaka Island development project. The government, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, instructed Kuwait Municipality and competent authorities to purchase private properties in order to pave way for the development project. The government"... Continue Reading

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